When it comes to the fight for more recess in school, a group of Miami-Dade moms is giving kids the power of the crayon.
Four moms from Key Biscayne are collecting drawings and essays from kids across the county in a push to make recess a daily requirement in public schools. The women hope to present the adorable drawings to school board members and Superintendent Alberto Carvalho.
The school district already requires recess at least twice a week, but it’s not enough for these kids. Here’s what they have to say about free time to play:
Louie wants – no, needs – more recess.
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For Sofia, not having recess is like being in jail.
Ditto for Halena:
In case you need any other reasons why should kids have more recess, Sophie has come up with three: